The System Administrator is responsible for the disciplined management of the application infrastructure life cycle. In this role you will work within cross-functional information technology project teams. As the operational owner of various solutions you will also be responsible for the overall health and performance of a system and frequently works with infrastructure administrators and developers to deliver and maintain robust solutions.
The Rail Division provides creative, reliable solutions for Rail Road’s. They provide services including design, engineering, installation, dispatching, repair, outsourcing and consulting, and project management for a diverse base of network, radio, and applications services supporting information technology systems and networks in surface transportation.
-Responsible for the design, deployment, installation, configuration and maintenance of server systems and software.
-Participate in technical discussions on leading edge technologies and provide innovative solutions that contribute to business growth.
-Determine evaluation criteria and assesses industry trends and new products in terms of operational capabilities based on established requirements.
-Creates and oversees execution of deployment plans and operational activities such as patching, upgrades, etc. Finalize plans and coordinate actions of upstream and downstream activities as part of cross functional team.
-Provide Tier 3 maintenance and troubleshooting support. Has superior troubleshooting skills and experience which can be leveraged to identify bottlenecks, provide solutions to complex problems and provide detailed information upon resolution.
-Ability to automate tasks via multiple scripting or programming languages.
-Ability to configure physical and virtual environments, SAN storage, directory services, monitoring tools, etc.
-Must develop a broad understanding of Information Technology and expertise outside of the specific focus area.
-Project support may include (but is not limited to) Oracle/Sun Solaris, Linux RedHat/Ubuntu, and MS Windows.
-Work independently, as well as collaborate with peers and multiple business units within the company to create effective and supportable computing solutions to meet business requirements.
-Develop and implement documentation including policies, procedures, checklists, and guidance
-Able to identify and adhere to policies and procedures with little or no supervision. Assists in the development / review of new policies and procedures.
-As a team member of a 24x7x7 service organization being able to provide after hours support, for scheduled maintenance, deployments and system troubleshooting.
-Project support includes a rotating on call schedule.
-This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline
-Experience working with Linux, UNIX, Windows, and open source systems.
-Experience with system management, clustering, storage management, virtualization, and directory services.
-Knowledge of C, C++ and Java.
-Knowledgeable of networking competencies.
-Strong background in supporting large, distributed, heterogeneous environments.
-Broad knowledge in multiple hardware and software platforms for systems, networks, firewalls, DNS, etc.
KEY SKILLS FOR SUCCESS:
-Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Ability to listen and be comfortable with their ideas being constructively challenged.
-A career path that has provided exposure to and experience of employing a broad spectrum of technologies.
-Background in private cloud infrastructure and/or public cloud configurations (VCloud, AWS, etc.).
-Knowledge of the Rail Transport Industry domain.
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